Thomas Sobczak

  

President, Techs4Execs, LLC

Location: Chicago, IL USA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Summary:

 

 

·         Senior Microsoft Technologist with 15 years experience in enterprise application development

 

 

 

·         Certified Scrum Professional ,  Certified (Nov. 2010)

 

 

 

·         Certified ScrumMaster ,  Certified (March. 2010)

 

 

 

 

 

 

·         Certified ScrumMaster, PMP Certified (May 2010)

 

 

·         Project Management, ScrumMaster, Agile Coach, Technical Team Lead, Senior Developer & Systems Analyst roles

 

 

 

·         Proficient in managing technical projects using: Scrum, Agile, SDLC, SLC, Waterfall, Hybrids

 

 

 

·         Proven track record in designing & developing enterprise applications on time & within budget

 

 

·         Significant experience with hands-on development, design, analysis, architecture, team building

 

 

·         Excellent business acumen, communication skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Currently:

 

 

 

 Enterprise web application software re-architecture effort for NASDAQ traded company Echo Global Logistics.

 

 

 

 ·         Development Budget of $3M/YR

 

 

 

·         Managed up to 6 development team (25 team members) depending on release cycle

 

 

o   Report to CTO

 

 

o   Mixed multi-cultural teams of developers, BAs, and QA testers

 

 

o   Usually a 2-4 week design sprint

 

 

o   Usually a 4 weeks development sprint

 

 

o   Integrated traditional requirements gathering process

 

 

·         ScrumMaster/Agile Coach

 

 

o   Lead teams in scrum processes and artifacts

 

 

o   Impediment remover

 

 

o   Sprint Planning, Daily Scrums, Burndown charts, Sprint Review, sprint retrospective

 

 

·         Built Agile PMO from ground up

 

 

o   Created and documented existing and desired SDLC processes

 

 

o   Identified necessary artifacts and project milestones for organization

 

 

o   Created templates for all process artifacts

 

 

·         Utilized SharePoint for all project documents